WASHINGTON — One-third of seafood sold at restaurants and grocery stores in the U.S. is mislabeled, according to a new report from ocean conservation group Oceana. From 2010 to 2012, Oceana conducted DNA testing on 1,215 samples from 674 retail outlets in 21 states to determine if seafood was accurately labeled. The group found mislabeling occurred in 27 of the 46 fish types tested, with the most commonly mislabeled types being snapper (87%) and tuna (59%). “Purchasing ...
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